Eating – Gringo Bandito Hot Sauce

As a self proclaimed hot sauce super fan – yes it’s a thing – I’ve tried may sauces from various countries and spice levels. When Gringo Bandito sent samples of their Red, Green, and Super Hot sauces to try, I was pretty excited. While the brand is available at many major retailers, I found that […]

Parenting – Update on Baby Skincare Products for Eczema

About two years ago, I made a Youtube video showing my favorite skincare products for baby eczema. We tried so many products at the time and now we’ve narrowed it down to the most effective ones. Colin’s triggers are still heat, dry skin in the winter, and irritation from food when he eats. We were […]

Pregnant – Four Ways Our Expenses Increased With a Twin Pregnancy

  Raising twins will be pricey as expected. We are already experiencing some of these additional costs now during pregnancy.  Not included in these is the cost of everyone’s time. My time off work to see the doctor. I’m not an hourly employee but missed work needs to be made up. My husband has been […]

Product Review – Baby Bottles – Dr. Brown’s Options Narrow

I have been testing this bottle for a few months and finally have time to upload a video about it. This post is not sponsored, I received a sample bottle for free when I signed up for a mailing list. — Dr. Brown’s released a new bottle this year that is supposed to address the […]

Hidden Garden Foods Gluten Free Cookies + Giveaway

It takes no effort to convince me to eat my veggies. I love them. However, my husband is a different story. But his motto with foods he doesn’t like is that if he can’t taste it, he won’t hate it. Our household has been taste testing bags of cookies from Hidden Garden Foods this past […]

Blue Isle Mediterranean Yogurt Spread

When Blue Isle told me they were sending samples of their Mediterranean spreads, I thought I would get one or two containers or at least a coupon to get some at my local store. Behold, they sent me 10 containers, two of each flavor. What to do, what to do…   I brought the spreads […]

Product Review – Baby Lotions for Eczema, Diaper Rash, Yeast Infections

We are caught in such a rigid lotion routine here because my son’s skin is so sensitive. He gets eczema in the summer from heat and dryness. This winter we are dealing with dry skin from the cold and irritation from his drool. Just recently he started having yeast infections in his diaper area which […]

Product Review – Breast Pumps – Spectra S2 and M1, Medela Harmony

Breast pumping has been a major part of my life for the last 7 months and hopefully for another 5 months as I strive to exclusively feed breast milk to my baby for the recommended first year. As you can expect, I have many opinions on many things and breast pumps is now one of […]

Product Review – Baby Bottles – Dr. Brown – Avent – Munchkin Bottle Cleaner – Dr. Brown Microwave Sterilizer

Being a mother is one of the craziest and hardest jobs I’ve ever had. The learning curve is steep and fast. I knew nothing going into it but babies are effective teachers and mine made sure I learned how to take care of him quickly. Everyone has their own journey and I would like to […]

Primizie Thick Cut Crispbreads

An interesting new snack food came to my attention recently. Primizie Crispbreads sent me samples of their Gouda and Garlic flavored chips (technically it’s bread). Primizie is run by a husband and wife team from Texas who previously owned a catering company.   I was really pleasantly surprised with the balanced flavor in these chips. […]